Can You Read These Rxs?

Published Online: Thursday, April 18, 2013

Rx 1
When Jennifer Parrish, PharmD, pharmacy manager at Walgreens in Pennsylvania, received this prescription, she and her staff were stumped. A call to the prescribing physician’s office provided the necessary clarification.
Can you figure it out?


Rx 2
Lisa Chamblee, PharmD, and pharmacist tech Cassie Yeakley, needed some help interpreting this prescription that was brought in to Laws Drug Store in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Can you read this Rx?

Rx 3
When Leslie Chaplin, CphT, pharmacy manager at Pharmacy Express, received this prescription, she knew that additional investigation would be required to decipher these details.
Can you guess what is written?

Latest Articles
A pharmacy robber not only left his fingerprints behind at a pharmacy—he also dropped his wallet containing his identification as he made his escape.
Janssen Research and Development LLC has submitted a new drug application to the FDA for canagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride extended release (Invokamet XR).
Treating chronic pulmonary obstructive disease with both inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting bronchodilators remains controversial, but new evidence suggests that this controller combination could reduce mortality risk.
Beverly Schaefer, RPh, of Katterman's Sand Point Pharmacy in Seattle, Washington, shares some fun tips on how to encourage patients who travel to come to your pharmacy for supplies.
Latest Issues